The City Council and Corredera de Capuchinos Trade Association are promoting the return of the 'Capuchinos Rock Festival'. This event will take place on June 24, 25, and 26, and aims to increase the area's economic sector. It connects the historic centre with the outskirts.
Jose Antonio Oria, the Councilor for Strategic Management, Promotion, Commerce and Tourism; Rafael Uceda, the president of the group; and Cristobal Garcia, the musical director of this event, presented the third edition. The festival had been suspended for two years because of the pandemic. On Friday, June 24, Andres Berzosa will perform on the stage in the middle Corredera de Capuchinos. It will be the turn for the young promises of Andujar, and the surrounding area, on the 25th at 12:00pm.
Saturday night's concert will include Jaen El Nino Eriz, a group from Jaen El Nino and La Frontera, a legendary Spanish rock band of the 80s. On Sunday, 26th of January, Versionados and Malas Lenguas, will present their best repertoire, featuring versions from the most famous Spanish bands. Uceda, the Association's president, thanked the City Council for their support, and also acknowledged the participation of local groups "in order to restart this much-needed event in the area's music industry and commerce, which are two sectors heavily affected by the recent health crisis," he said.
Jose Antonio Oria highlighted the collaboration between the municipal government, the various commercial groups, when developing these type of initiatives. "These promote and invigorate traditional commerce and also serve consolidate Andujar's role as a regional reference, provincial," said Oria.